Need a Motivational Boost? Start Giving Out Advice

Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on August 24, 2018

Three multiracial fists bumpingIt may sound sensible for those who want to change their behavior to seek out expert advice. But recent research from Wharton’s Lauren Eskreis-Winkler and University of Chicago’s Ayelet Fishbach suggests that giving, rather than receiving, advice is a much more effective way to convince those sitting on the sidelines to change. The act of giving advice inspires confidence and encourages advice-givers to reflect on the words of wisdom they are imparting, key ingredients for motivation. • Here’s what people are saying.

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I have worked in the FDA since 1990 in a variety of positions. I currently serve as chapter president of NTEU Chapter 254, representing FDA employees in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.